Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 48' ||South|
|Longitude: ||21° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.25 meters/second, 1516.5 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 23.2"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||south||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 07.5"||942.06 mi||west||0° 06' 03.3"||6.94 mi||south||941.80 mi|
|24 hours||15° 02' 18.9"||984.81 mi||east||1° 46' 01.1"||121.55 mi||south||986.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 11:26 AM||1726 km||1072 miles||932 nm|| E|
|Recife||Tue 8:26 AM||1854 km||1152 miles||1001 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Tue 8:26 AM||1910 km||1187 miles||1032 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 9:26 AM||2282 km||1418 miles||1232 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 8:26 AM||2481 km||1542 miles||1340 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Tue 9:26 AM||2640 km||1641 miles||1426 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Tue 9:26 AM||2803 km||1742 miles||1513 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Tue 11:26 AM||3024 km||1879 miles||1633 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Tue 11:26 AM||3158 km||1962 miles||1705 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Tue 11:26 AM||3252 km||2021 miles||1756 nm|| NNE|
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